Is Michelle Obama Still Proud of America?
Michelle Obama received a lot of criticism a few years ago when she said “for the first time in my adult lifetime, I am really proud of my country.” She said it was not just because Barack Obama was winning, but because ‘people are hungry for change.’ It was a stunning admission – an acknowledgment that she could not ‘really’ be proud of her country | Read More »
I was reading Melissa’s and Michelle’s excellent pieces on the campaign by the Left to turn 9/11 into a Day of Service. Their posts got me to wondering why it is that liberals can’t leave 9/11 alone, and why their campaign rankles so. It was then that I realized: the Democrats want to ‘rehab’ 9/11 because for most Americans, 9/11 is all about good and | Read More »
Democrat Congressman: Barack Obama is Too Liberal
Dan Boren is a Democrat who knows how to win in a conservative district. In three tries for Congress, he has never had a close race – exceeding 70 percent in each of his last two elections. He’s taken advantage of a famous name to make his GOP-leaning seat relatively safe from challengers. It’s interesting to see how far Boren will go to try to | Read More »
Gallup: Americans Becoming More Conservative
According to Gallup, despite the election of Barack Obama and the Democratic strength in Congress (or because of it), Americans say they are becoming more conservative. For those who may not have realized it, this again emphasizes the importance to Republicans of restoring their credibility as the party of conservatism. While the mainstream media continues to ask how Republicans will moderate their views to compete | Read More »
Rove Offers Advice Obama Should Take
Karl Rove sees warning signs for Obama in his dealings with Congress: More significantly, Team Obama is stumbling on its biggest priority — an economic stimulus package. One stutter step came when Mr. Obama said he looked forward to signing a stimulus bill on Jan. 20 and then failed to lay out a proposal by mid-December so Congress could chew it over. That led House | Read More »
A Mandate Without a Vote?
Roll Call writes that the liberal Campaign for America’s Future knew the outcome of today’s election before any results were announced. Surprise! America voted for an extreme liberal agenda:
Time to Bail Out the UAW?
Regardless of who wins Tuesday’s election, the next great argument in Washington is whether there will be a second ‘stimulus bill’ (ie, bailout). Constituencies are already lining up. House leaders have heard from mayors, governors and state transportation officials, looking to Washington to save them from the balanced budget requirements imposed on them. Environmentalists are hoping to add billions to fight global warming, and other | Read More »